Ota, Saburo: KUSABANA/SOKA E-MONOGATARI. (Paintings and Descriptions of Grass and Flowers). Tokyo, 1911. c.160 pp. 43 full page colour and b/w illustrations, the majority collotype, a few woodblock prints. 23x15 cm. Cloth, decorative slipcase.
A little-known work by the important artist, Ota Saburo, illustrator of the work, Asa Giri. In this work he has also written the text. The illustrations are done in a number of different techniques and styles. Bad foxing to the paper but the illustrations in good condition. In Japanese. Rare.
Subjects: Illustrated Books
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 181 in printed List 189.
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